Nigerian Armed Forces
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, to refrain himself from actions that will suggest the military is not apolitical ahead of the 2019 general elections.
The Chief of Army Staff, General Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday, February 20, met with principal staff officers, General Officers Commanding (GOCs) and commanders ahead of the rescheduled elections coming up on Saturday, February 23.
The Nigerian Army on Monday, February 18, said it will obey President Muhammadu Buhari's controversial order to deal ruthlessly with anyone attempting to snatch election ballot boxes and disrupt the 2019 poll.
A post on the US Air Force website said the team from Nigerian Air Force were at the facility on January 24, to get a firsthand view of the SUPT training program and check on a Nigerian student who is currently in class.
A Nigerian medical doctor has allegedly passed away after Boko Haram terrorists attacked a military camp. The sad story was shared by a friend of the deceased who took to the social media to pay tribute to the doctor.
General Abayomi Olonisakin, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), on Thursday, February 14, cautioned against illegal use of military uniforms and firearms to scuttle the 2019 general elections.